Application form for tax identification number 2022 Portal update

Application form for tax identification number 2022 Portal update
Tax preparer gets ready to sign

TIN is an essential document in the life of every person and business. You will need to complete the application form for TIN in Nigeria and submit it to NFIRS if you want your business to run smoothly. But some people don’t know that.

This article will give you information about Tax Identification Number Application Form. Read carefully.

A Tax Id Number (TIN) is a unique identifier for an individual or company for the specific purpose of remittance of taxes and is issued by the Federal Revenue Service (FIRS).

As a business or individual, the TIN is important because it proves that you are a registered taxpayer in Nigeria.

Additional information

And as you know that paying tax is mandatory, every company, business and individual must have their own unique tax identification number.

However, in this article we will tell you all about Taxpayer Identification Numbers and how to get a Taxpayer Identification Number for companies.

INAV is a necessary document in the life of every person and entrepreneur.

Additional information

You will need to fill out a Nigeria Tax Identification Number application form and submit it to NFIRS (Nigerian Federal Revenue Service, a 4-letter acronym).

Established in 1943, NFIRS is designed to function a well-organized tax system in the country. TIN identifiers are used by institutions and individuals to pay taxes.

Every working person must apply for a tax identification number, so let’s understand how it is done in all Nigerian states.

What is INAV?

A Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) is a unique number that identifies a specific person (or company) for tax purposes.

As tax payment is mandatory for all individuals and companies, everyone must have a unique TIN.

How to check your tax identification number 

Follow these steps to check your Personal Tax Identification Number (TIN)

1. Visit the official website

2. Select your date of birth.

3. Select your preferred search criteria from the Select Criteria drop-down list – TIN or NIN or BVN or Registered Phone Number

4. Enter the appropriate value based on the search criteria in step 2 above

5. Verify that you are not a robot by checking the reCAPTCHA field

6. Click the Search button.

How much is INAV?

Applying for a TIN is free if you do it yourself. You don’t have to pay any fees to get one, and you don’t have to hire someone to apply on your behalf.

However, most people choose to use 3rd party services to help them get it.

Why do you need TIN?

In addition to the fact that TIN registration is mandatory, there is a long list of other things for which you need a TIN:

Opening a corporate bank account

Government loans,

foreign currency,

Application for trade licenses, import and export

Vehicle registration,

Application for employment certificate, etc.

VAT is also required to obtain a tax clearance certificate for your business. You will need this as proof that you are paying your taxes correctly.

How to apply for sheet metal

To obtain a TIN for a business already registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission, you will need to contact the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) office nearest to your registered address.

You can find places on the FIRS website with the following documents:

1. Memorandum and Articles of Association

2. Certificate of registration: CAC2, CAC7

3. Company seal

4. Utility bill

5. Application letter on company letterhead

6. Duly completed TIN form.

Tax Identification Number Requirements in Nigeria

The official (legal) application form for a Nigerian Tax Identification Number is free to complete and submit. Also, it is the legal duty of every Nigerian.

You are expected to pay taxes when you live and work in your country, but you should also know what the requirements are:

1. Your TIN should be Join Tax Board TIN only.

2. You must ensure that the address and name lines contain no more than 200 characters (in each field).

3. You must enter an 11-digit phone number.

4. Each applicant must provide an active email address.

5. You need to fill in all the fields marked with * in the TIN application.

6. Only an official taxpayer can use his TIN (third parties are not allowed).

7. You usually do not need to apply for a TIN if you are a trustee (but laws can change, so double check with the NFIRS office for this information).

8. Every Nigerian should get TIN if his or her firm earns income and profit.

9. Checking TIN on NFIRS official website is easy.

You must take the original and 2 photocopies of each document.

The originals are required for observation only, 1 copy will be left at FIRS and 1 copy will be stamped and signed by the FIRS official as proof that you have applied.

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